BA (Hons); LLB
Since the early 1980’s Hugh Foxcroft has developed a civil practice involving appearances and paperwork relating to construction and commercial matters predominantly before arbitrators, special referees and in the Supreme Court of Victoria. During the last twenty years his practice has been principally concerned with major commercial construction and civil engineering project litigation, appearing mainly in arbitrations and special references.
Hugh Foxcroft regularly appears as an advocate and acts as an arbitrator. He has provided advice in proceedings related to major projects in Victoria, interstate and overseas (including the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei). Representative projects include building construction projects (Crown Casino, Victorian Hospitals Cogeneration Project), road construction projects (such as Victoria Regional Fast Rail Project, Spencer Street Station Redevelopment, and South Improvement Alliance), hydro-electric projects (the Bakun Hydro-power Project, Philippines), construction of port and naval facilities (South Wharf redevelopment, the Muara Naval Base, Brunei) and various types of chemical engineering plant (including phosphate, mineral sands processing and nickel recovery plants).
Hugh Foxcroft was appointed Senior Counsel in 2000. He is admitted to practice in all Australian jurisdictions. As a Grade 1 arbitrator, Fellow and former National Councillor of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia he has extensive experience in the conduct of arbitrations, including international arbitrations. He is a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), and a member of the International Chamber of Commerce Australia (ICC).
Accredited by the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia as an adjudicator under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) Hugh Foxcroft has published adjudication determinations with reasons. He is an honorary life member of the Building Dispute Practitioners’ Society (Victoria), and is a member of the Supreme Court of Victoria TEC List advisory committee, the Construction and Infrastructure Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia, Business Law Section, the Society of Construction Law and the International Bar Association.
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